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Stories from Friday, June 25, 2004

Bicyclists' cross country race is more than half over (06/25/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com The Race Across America continues and has passed the half-way point. According to RAAM media contact Wendy Booher, as of early morning, Friday, racers were expected to be traveling through Brazil on U.S. 40 throughout the day Friday and/or today...
Justin Myers to become Eagle Scout with a little help from his friends (06/25/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo As part of his Eagle Scouts project, Justin Myers (second from right) worked on his required community service at the Brazil Clay County Airport all day Friday. The project included repainting benches, putting up a sign and placing mulch and flowers around the sign. Upon its completion, Myers advanced to Eagle Scout, the highest level of Scouting. One must become an Eagle Scout before age 18 and Myers will soon be turning 18...
Justin Myers to become Eagle Scout with a little help from his friends (06/25/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo As part of his Eagle Scouts project, Justin Myers (second from right) worked on his required community service at the Brazil Clay County Airport all day Friday. The project included repainting benches, putting up a sign and placing mulch and flowers around the sign. Upon its completion, Myers advanced to Eagle Scout, the highest level of Scouting. One must become an Eagle Scout before age 18 and Myers will soon be turning 18...
Animals can be protected from West Nile virus (06/25/04)
Part 3 of 3 While there is no vaccine to prevent West Nile Virus in humans, there is a vaccination available for horses. The Clay County Health Department suggests nine simple steps to keep your animals safe. 1. Vaccinate. Vaccination is most successful if completed prior to the mosquito season...
Cable TV company apologizes (06/25/04)
By EVAN WADE evan.wade@gmail.com A mix-up in an automated mailing system caused 4,000 Charter Communications customers some undue stress and customer service representatives some undoubtedly nasty phone calls. Charter Communications recently announced that customers in five communities in Illinois and Indiana, including Brazil, mistakenly received letters notifying them of a price increase for their service. The letter was not intended to go to Charter customers in Brazil and surrounding areas...
Happy Birthday, America! 69th Annual Rotary Celebration starts today (06/25/04)
The 69th Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration kicks off at Forest Park today with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. The Midway will open at 2 p.m. Ride all evening for one price. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the SIRA-sanctioned go-karts will tear around the paved track, practicing for Sunday's races...
Rollover crash leaves at least two injured (06/25/04)
Norman Stearley photo At least two people were transported to the hospital following this one-vehicle crash Friday afternoon. The accident was on Water Works Road south of Airport Road.
Today's scouts, tomorrow's leaders (06/25/04)
The Boy Scouts of America, 501 S. 25th St., Terre Haute, is designed to inspire, recruit, train and support the Boy Scouts of America's adult volunteers and work with community leaders to rally public support for scouting. The organization's funding comes from direct contributions, program service fees, popcorn sales, United Way and other income...
Avoid mosquitoes, avoid West Nile (06/25/04)
Part two of three There is no vaccine for the West Nile virus for humans. Since the disease is transmitted by mosquitoes, the best way to protect yourself from the potentially dangerous infection is to reduce the mosquito breeding areas on your property and to keep mosquitoes from biting you...
A total investment (06/25/04)
Reserve Deputy Trainee John Maesch applies a pressure point maneuver on fellow trainee Greg Barnett Jr. on June 12 at the American Aikido Institute. Instructor Sgt. Rob Gambill told the men, "You're going to feel a lot of pain today. There will be zero injuries."...
RAAM bikers could hit town today (06/25/04)
At time station 26, El Dorado, Kan., 1,475 miles into the race, Jure Robic regained the lead in the solo division of the Race Across America. Solo bikers are expected to travel through Brazil on U.S. 40 sometime today and/or Saturday. The Race Across America started in San Diego, Calif., on June 20 for solo riders and June 21 for teams. ...
Modified action at LPS (06/25/04)
New Winchester's Lonnie Cassity sits near the top of Lincoln Park Speedway's Modified points standings this season. LPS hosts sprint cars, modifieds, bombers and super stocks each Saturday night. Admission is $10.